In 2000, while she was attending a party she met love of her life Peter White. Peter White is an Australian graphic artist. They had romantic love life for about half a decade and they got engaged in the early 2005. After three months of engagement, they finally tied their married knot in August 2005. As a loving husband and wife, they have welcomed two children together. Her nationality is American and she is of white ethnicity.
Michelle was born and raised in Winthrop, Iowa. There she got enrolled at East Buchanan High School. She appeared in several school plays and acted as the class president for several years. She graduated from there in 1994. Later on she joined Columbia College Chicago with a major in journalism. She also began her modeling career during that time. To pursue her modeling career, she moved to Milan, Singapore, Tokyo and Hong Kong and she modeled there. Before earning a journalism degree from Colombia College, she dropped out from there with a dream to pursue her acting career. She finally made her acting debut in 2000 by portraying the role of Caroline Busse in an American television drama Young Americans. The following year she made her feature film debut by starring the role of Henrietta in the movie Perfume. She is critically acclaimed for her role in the movies like Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Mission: Impossible III, Gone Baby Gone and so on. She is now aged 40 years old and her net worth is $16 Million.